Essays about: "Environmental sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1731 essays containing the words Environmental sustainability.

  1. 1. To certify or not to certify: A qualitative investigation into producer sentiments surrounding sustainability certifications in the Spanish wine industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Angelika Nyblom; [2020-09-04]
    Keywords : wine industry; ; Spain; sustainability; certification; neoliberalism; Critical Sustainability Studies;

    Abstract : As the popularity of sustainably-produced wines continues to grow, wine producersare seeking to market sustainable practices through certification schemes, in order to gainadvantage in the competitive global wine industry. Though Spain contains the largest amountof land dedicated to vine growing globally and is home to over 4,300 wineries, the Spanishwine industry only has one industry-specific sustainability certification scheme, Wineries forClimate Protection, of which a mere 23 wineries are certified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Norms, Nudging, and Sustainable Consumption- An interactive online experiment evaluating the impact of descriptive and injunctive norms on the consumption of sustainability labelled products

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Viktor Johansson; [2020-08-31]
    Keywords : nudging; sustainable consumption; injunctive norm; descriptive norm; Fairtrade; KRAV; EU Organic;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards a Green Techno-Economic Paradigm - The implications of EUs strategy to finance a sustainable growth on industry dynamics from a neo-Schumpeterian perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Eric Lindh; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable finance; industry dynamics; techno-economic paradigms; innovation; disruption; creative destruction;

    Abstract : The consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident. Environmentalshocks in terms of massive forest fires, ferocious cyclones and droughts have become morefrequent leading to mass migrations and business disruptions. It has now been declared that wehave reached a tipping point and that further global warming is inevitable. READ MORE

  4. 4. Business-to-Business Market Making on the Internet: A Case for End-of-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hannes Marten; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Electric Vehicle Battery; Repurposing; Second Life; Business-to-Business; Market Making; Marketplace; Principal-Agent Theory; New Market Creation;

    Abstract : Introduction: The ongoing transformation towards emission-free means of transportation goes alongwith the resource-intensive production and integration of electric vehicle batteries. Despite theenvironmental potential in decarbonizing the transport sector, electric vehicle batteries lose capacityover time and use and are only usable for transportation purposes until reaching 70 to 80 residualcapacity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Words are just words until they appear in action, right? - Sustainability reporting and its significance for customers in the Swedish fast fashion industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Clara Grönberg; Irma Weberg Ekelund; [2020-07-09]
    Keywords : Sustainability Reporting; Swedish fast fashion industry; CONI-model; Consumer preferences; Consumer perception; Environmental sustainability;

    Abstract : Background and Problem: The awareness towards environmental sustainability has increasedrapidly both in society and among clothing companies’ stakeholders, e.g. the customers buyingtheir products. This awareness affects the fast fashion industry which is one of the most pollutingindustries. READ MORE